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Oleta McVay

Ida Oleta McVay, 89, of Pima, passed away peacefully at home during the early morning on February 3, 2020. She was born on July 2, 1930 in Rotan, TX, to J.D. Carlisle and Onnie Sellers. The family moved to Arizona around 1945, and Oleta did most of her growing up here. She was many things in life; chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur, caregiver, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Her husband, H.J. (Bud) McVay, preceded her in death in 1980. Likewise, her five brothers and sisters have also preceded her in death, and her long-awaited reunion has now come at last. Oleta is survived by: her six children, Wanda Reed of Hurley NM, Gary Kerby of Bayard NM, Sharon Rozelle of Pima AZ, Gaye Humphries of Aztec NM, Donald Kerby of Tucson AZ and Randy Kerby of Pima AZ. She is also survived by: 19 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services for Oleta will be conducted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Old Pima Chapel located at 49 South 100 West Street in Pima, Arizona. In case Pima's unusual street names cause confusion, it is the only church chapel located on Highway 70 in Pima.

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i have so many good memories with Oleta she will truly be missed... her stories, kind smile, and her wisdom and advice when things were troubling.. no matter she was always welcoming... rip.. for Randy and family you are in my prayers may God bless and comfort you.... with love Kim, Dewayne and levi and dalton

Kim Henke Feb 11 2020 12:00 AM

i have so many good memories with Oleta she will truly be missed... her stories, kind smile, and her wisdom and advice when things were troubling.. no matter she was always welcoming... rip.. for Randy and family you are in my prayers may God bless and comfort you.... with love Kim, Dewayne and levi and dalton

Kim Henke Feb 11 2020 12:00 AM

RIP GOD BLESS

Ira Rozell Feb 9 2020 12:00 AM

RIP GOD BLESS

Ira Rozell Feb 9 2020 12:00 AM

My aunt oleda I remeber every sat me my nanny and Juanita would go to yard sales always made sure I was ok I love her so much I will miss her a lot:broken_heart::cry:

Danielle alvarez Feb 8 2020 12:00 AM

My aunt oleda I remeber every sat me my nanny and Juanita would go to yard sales always made sure I was ok I love her so much I will miss her a lot:broken_heart::cry:

Danielle alvarez Feb 8 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Oleta McVay

Beth Henke Feb 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Oleta McVay

Beth Henke Feb 7 2020 12:00 AM

Oleta took me in as a 16 year old daughter in law. She loved her family fiercely. What a wonderful women. She will always be in my heart.

Peggy Kerby Feb 4 2020 12:00 AM

Oleta took me in as a 16 year old daughter in law. She loved her family fiercely. What a wonderful women. She will always be in my heart.

Peggy Kerby Feb 4 2020 12:00 AM